If I Stare

by Happy Abandon

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released August 10, 2016
"If I Stare" by Happy Abandon
Produced by Happy Abandon and Brett Scott
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Brett Scott at BNB Audio in Chapel Hill, NC
Song and lyrics by Peter Vance
Arranged by Happy Abandon

Happy Abandon Is:
Justin Ellis - bass, backing vocals
Alex Thompson - piano, keyboards, synths, string and vocal arrangements, backing vocals
Peter Vance - guitars, lead vocals
Jake Waits - Drums, percussion, backing vocals

Additional players:
Nick Johnson - Violin
Emily Pate - Flute
John Reardon - Cello
Azul Zapata - Backing Vocals

Single art by Melanie Steinway Art.
Copyright VEWT Entertainment and Music From A Fourth Shift Publishing 2016.


Special thanks to Missy Biggers, Chris Petto, Wylie Hunter, Melanie Steinway, Stephen Judge, and all our friends, families, and supporters.



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Happy Abandon Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Happy Abandon is an orchestral rock group from Chapel Hill, NC made of Peter Vance, Jake Waits, Justin Ellis, and Alex Thompson.

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